Born in Tokyo, 1970.
He is an heir to the Konoe family, a royal family and one of the greatest public houses that has a history of over 1400 years. Despite his traditional background, he has spent his childhood in Geneva Switzerland and is trilingual.
After graduating from Musashino Art University, he has worked in a TV station and event production, experiencing TV programs, fashion shows and mega-event production, and even internet video streaming services. With his language skills, he has been involved in numerous international projects such as coordinating foreign production in Japan or branding Japanese products for a launch in Europe.
Through his experience in a multicultural environment, overcoming cultural differences and working towards the same goal, he became strongly aware of the importance of creating the bridge between Japan and the world with creative solutions and founded curioswitch in 2018.
Instructor of the Ceremony of the Utakai Hajime (Recital of Best Japanese Poetries of the Year ) at Board of Ceremony, Imperial House Agency
Councilor, Yomei Bunko Association
Director, Roppeita XIV Memorial Foundation
Selector, EDO TOKYO KIRARI Project of Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Commitee member, Council of Food Revitalization of Shima city, Mie Prefecture
Darley Japan (CD)
Agency work for the racing horse company of HH Sheikh Mohammed of Dubai.
Film ''Ruff’n Tuff''(Video Production)
Documentary Film exploring the root of Jamaican music.
Selected Panels & Presentations
2019 “Utakai Hajime - Imperial New Year's Poetry Reading” - Azabu-kai (Lecture)
2018 “Konoe family and the Imperial Court” - Genuine Japan (Lecture)
2018 “Japan Creative & Identity” - Advertising Week Asia (Panel Discussion)
2017 “Utakai Hajime - Imperial New Year's Poetry Reading” Blue Flame Academy (Lecture)
2017 “Ikebana & Kaisho” - Sankeien (Panel Discussion)
2016 Japan Culture Expo @Kyoto Nijo Castle (Panel Discussion)
2016 “Utakai Hajime - Imperial New Year's Poetry Reading” (Lecture)
2015 “Cultural Differences” (Lecture)
2014 Traditional Culture Exhibition @Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi (Panel Discussion)
Media Appeareces - Magazines
2015 "Fujingaho" the January Number (Hearst Fujingaho Co., Ltd.)
2006 "VOGUE" the September number (Condé Nast Japan)
Media Appeareces - TV
2019 Poetry Recital at Motsuji - TV Iwate
2019 Documentary on Fumimaro Konoye and WW2 - NHK
2016 Documentary on former aristocracy - NHK
2009 Documentary on Kodo, the way of incense - NHK
2008 History Program on Heian aristocracy - NHK
2008 "BEGIN Japanology” English program on Heian aristocracy - NHK
2008 “Treasures of the Konoe family” - NHK
2008 “Utakai Hajime - Imperial New Year's Poetry Reading” Broadcast live every year
2002 Documentary on Pearl Harbor and life of Fumimaro and Fumitaka Konoe - NHK
2002 “Konoye family and the Pacific War” - NHK Publishing
2019 Webby Awards VIDEO How-To & DIY Webby Winner
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